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#1 dtdt

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Posted 19 December 2012 - 07:45 AM

What is the meaning of these numbers . I do not have an answer for this. I'm looking for help.


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#2 bonanova

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Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:09 AM

Hi dtdt, welcome to the Den.
Share the numbers with us and we'll do our best with them.

The title has XM in it. Are they the [roman] numbers?
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Posted 20 December 2012 - 05:22 PM

10 (Roman) > ('mas',Spanish) 3 (Brooklyn)

10 > 3 is true, though uninteresting. I doubt this is the required interpretation...
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Posted 20 December 2012 - 10:44 PM

Assuming this is a standard letter multiplication problem (X multiplied by MAS to yield TREE), with each letter taking on a different digit from the set 0-9, with no leading zeroes, in decimal arithmetic...

Spoiler for The smallest TREE I can find is


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Posted 20 December 2012 - 10:56 PM

Spoiler for and the largest...


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Posted 21 December 2012 - 02:17 PM

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